All my life I had feared to-morrow, until I decided to have faith and to live to-day in courage.
Very few persons go through life without at least one big chance. The fact that so many do not grasp it is due more often to fear than to any other one thing.
Pressure selling is firmly rooted in American economic life, and I'm sorry it is, for it should not be necessary. Some people think part of the panic following 1929 was due to too much pressure in selling.
Time and time again, as a boy, I was humiliated. I celebrated my first day in long pants by going to a dance where I fell sprawling on the floor, and was so ashamed that I jumped up, ran away and left my girl to get home the best way she could.